Sometimes 6 × 3 is thought of as “6 groups of 3.” However, consistency with the other arithmetic operations requires a second look. When adding 6 + 3, we start with 6 and transform it by adding 3. When subtracting 6 – 3, we start with 6 and transform … [Read more...] about Dr. Cotter on What 6 × 3 Means
I don’t know about you, but I LOVE checking things off my list. I love to schedule and create lists. For me, lists motivate and inspire me to get things done. Sometimes I make a list just so I can check things off! However, I must admit, not being … [Read more...] about Struggling Learner: Check Please!
I remember my Mom telling me as a child "Don’t play with your food." Of course, she was trying to get me to eat something that I really didn’t want to eat! But did you know that you can blend math and kids playing with their food? For me, this all … [Read more...] about Struggling Learner: Play with Your Food!
This week’s blog is coming in from California and is compliments of Karen and her eight-year-old son, Aaron. They are in RS2 Level C, Lesson 113, and had a question on the worksheet. Lesson 113, Addition Sum Line Plots, has us first determine the … [Read more...] about RS2 Level C, Lesson 113
Summer is almost over. I know, I know! Some of you are clapping your hands over your ears and muttering “I can’t hear you, I can’t hear you”, but it’s happening. Remember when you were a kid and summer lasted forever? My sister and I spent the summer … [Read more...] about 2015 Summer Game #11: Equal Quotient